RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 28 offensive guard in the country and the No. 16 player in the state by Rivals … Rated the No. 18 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked the No. 47 offensive guard in the country by Scout.com … Listed as the No. 49 offensive guard in the country by ESPN/Scouts Inc. … Ranked as the No. 20 player on the Virginia 37 by SuperPrep

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on June 29, 2009 … Named to PrepStar’s All-Atlantic Region Team as an offensive lineman … A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team … Named first-team all-state by The Associated Press and the VHSCA for the Group AAA level as an offensive guard … Earned first-team All-Dominion district his final two years and earned all-region honors his senior year … Player host was Blake DeChristopher, who also attended Midlothian High … Recruited by Jim Cavanaugh.